Melissa Joan Hart and Ryan Reynolds Once 'Had a Little Thing'

Ashabi Azeez
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Melissa Joan Hart recently revealed that she and Ryan Reynolds once had a fling in the past. The actress also talked about her flirtation with Reynolds, and why they did not end up together. 

Hart And Reynolds Once Had A Thing Back In The '90s

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On the Monday episode of the podcast, Hey Dude… The 90s Called, Hart talked about her and Reynolds' past. The 46-year-old actress started by sharing that she once dated actor Corky Martin. The Nine Dead actress then added that she also "had a little thing with" Reynolds.

They Met In 1996

Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
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Hart explained that she met Reynolds in 1996. That was when they were working together on the Sabrina The Teenage Witch movie. Hart played Sabrina in the movie while the Hillside actor was her love interest, Seth. 

Hart Revealed Her Flirtation With Reynolds In The Past

This was not the first time Hart talked about her past with Reynolds. In 2017, the Melissa & Joey actress discussed her flirtation with Reynolds on the Australian morning show, Studio 10. Hart shared that their relationship did not go forward because she was not single at that time. However, she continued that Reynolds would have made a great boyfriend.

There Was Some Chemistry

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The Hollywood star recalled how they were smitten with each other She relayed that Reynolds was "cute and adorable." She added that he was "a really nice guy." Hart included that her relationship with the other person did not work out at the end of the day, and she wished she had taken a chance with Reynolds.

They Once Shared A Steamy Kiss

In 2013, the actress told Chelsea Handler that she locked lips with Reynolds. As E! News reported, the kiss happened when the Free Guy actor was 17 and she was 19. Recalling how the kiss happened, Hart noted that she thought Reynolds was too young for her but at one point, she grabbed him and shared a kiss with him.

Hart Is Currently Married

Hart also said Reynolds tried to woo her with a Beluga watch. The actress ended up getting married to Mark Wilkerson in 2003. While Reynolds got married to Blake Lively in 2012.

Inside The Relationship Timeline Of Reynolds

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Reynolds was not named the sexiest man alive in 2010 for nothing. The captivating actor had his fair share of relationships and flings before marrying Lively. In 1996, he had a brief but passionate fling with Hart.

His First Official High-profile Romance

In 1998, the actor dated Traylor Howard for eight months. He and Howard met on the set of Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place, and they struck it off right from the start. After his breakup from Howard, the Two Guys and a Girl star dated Kristen Johnson for a year in 1999.

Some Of Reynolds' Flings

His career progression moved through different sitcoms. After breaking things off with Johnson, Reynolds had a fling with Rachel Leigh in 2001. Through his youthful days in Hollywood, Reynolds was quite the eligible single guy who got into Hollywood romances often.

More About Reynolds' Past Relationships

Reynolds' flying stage paused for a while when he entered a serious relationship with Alanis Morissette. The duo dated from 2002 to 2007 and were even engaged before splitting. After the split, Morisette channeled the aftermath as an inspiration for her 2008 album, Flavors of Entanglement.

He Was Once Married To Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson
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However, Reynolds decided to lock things down in his next relationship with Scarlett Johansson. They met in 2007 and at that time, Johansson had just ended her relationship with actor, Josh Harnett. She and Reynolds took things seriously and by the following year in 2008, they were married. the marriage lasted two years.

Reynolds Was Briefly With Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock

After they finalized their divorce in 2011, Reynolds had a fling with Sandra Bullock. The actor also sparked unconfirmed dating rumors with German model, Agnes Fischer, in 2011. This lasted for a few months. Still, in 2011, he had a summer fling with Charlize Theron. 

A Look At Reynolds And Lively's Relationship 

Reynolds certainly had a series of flings before he met the love of his life and present wife, Lively. The duo first met in July 2010 when they played love interests in their film Green Lantern. At that time they were with other people. Reynolds was still married to Johansson and Lively was dating Penn Badgley.

The Split From Their Former Partners In The Same Year

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In September 2010, Lively split from Badgley. In December of the same year, the Deadpool star also filed for divorce from Johansson. By the following year in October, Reynolds and the Gossip Girl actress sparked dating rumors.

They Sparked Dating Rumors

This was when she was spotted leaving his Boston apartment with him early one morning. They were later photographed as a couple holding hands in December 2011 as they visited Reynolds' family in Vancouver.

Major Milestones From Reynolds And Lively's Relationship 

Lively and Reynolds took their relationship a step forward in September 2012 when they secretly tied the knot at the Boone Hall Plantation in South Carolina. One year after their marriage, Lively gushed about married life noting that she was lucky to be with someone who had better taste than her.

Becoming Parents

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The TV star added that she and her spouse influenced each other. She shared at another time that she was happy she found someone to grow with. In September 2014, the actress talked about having kids with Reynolds and announced her pregnancy a month later. In January 2015, the couple welcomed their first daughter, James. In September 2016, they welcomed their second daughter, Inez.

More Babies In The Reynolds-Lively Family

The couple welcomed their third daughter, Betty, in October 2019. When they welcomed their third baby, Reynolds and Lively proved to be the private couple they are as they kept the news to themselves. The baby's birth only got out two months after her arrival. Ryan Reynolds is a wholesome girl-dad who wouldn't trade any part of it. He once revealed that he loved every part of it. The couple also recently welcomed baby no 4.

Lively And Reynolds Share What Makes Their Marriage Work

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Reynolds and Lively have been happily married since 2012 and they let others in on their secret. In October 2017, Lively shared that they do things together as a family. Another way they make their relationship work is by trolling each other online. In November 2021, the Waiting actor shared that he and his wife are friends. He added that they grow together, learn from each other, and like each other.